Rafaela Pandolfini (AU)
Image: Rafaela Pandolfini, Needless Anxieties (billboard). Courtesy the artist.
Rafaela Pandolfini is a photographer and artist, also working in the curatorial. Rafaela explores feminine identity in the broadest sense as well as the value of labour. She holds an MFA from UNSW. From 2009 onwards Rafaela spent time photographing in clubs/dancefloors across Sydney, she continues to photograph for many prominent artists and institutions. In 2015 Rafaela created an epic 8 hour video called 02-02 A dance for every day of my pregnancy, exhibited in Realising Mother at Kudos Gallery and Campbelltown Arts Centre. 02-02 explores themes of the performative body, maintenance and care work. Rafaela’s curatorial work includes Inside, co-curated with Stella Rosa McDonald, Session Vessels and An Unintended Consequence (of labour) organised with Ainlise Templeton and Cosmopolitan organised with Jana Hawkins-Andersen.